aluminum Archives - Page 11 of 11 - BodyShop Business
SEMA Show to Highlight Aluminum Repair Information

With the forthcoming launch of the 2015 Ford F-150, the collision repair industry has been hungry for information about what the future holds as the best-selling truck in America becomes the first aluminum-bodied vehicle in its class. While production models haven’t hit local dealers yet, curious SEMA Show attendees who want a first glimpse at

CARSTAR Getting Ready for Aluminum

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts has announced that it is preparing its collision repair franchise stores for aluminum repair with consulting and a certification-focused program. For the past year, CARSTAR’s operations team has been working with CARSTAR owners around the country to help them prepare their shops for the demands of aluminum repair, train technicians

Aluminum in the Paint Shop

There has been lots of buzz over the F-150 and aluminum, but hardly any talk about what the paint shop needs to know. Although the refinish process will be similar, there are things to consider.

BodyShop Business
Consultant Larry Montanez to Cover Aluminum Repair, Quality Control at SEMA

Larry Montanez is downright giddy when you talk to him about how he will be presenting educational sessions at Repairer Driven Education (RDE) for the fourth straight year. “I always get a lot of participation in my class,” he says. “Based on feedback that [SCRS Executive Director] Aaron Schulenburg has gotten, they asked me to